Alcohol Addiction INFO CENTER
What is Alcoholism?
Sure, you enjoy the occasional beer--or maybe you like to let loose once in a while. But does your drinking mean you have alcoholism and just how many drinks does it take to make an alcoholic? This video explores the realities of alcohol abuse.
Ask the Psychologist: Angry Drinking
You could be a perfectly cheerful person when sober, but when you drink, you become The Hulk. Why? How do you stop it? Dr. Gardere has the answers.
Alcohol and Depression - a Dangerous Duo
That vodka cranberry seems like the perfect antidote to your depression, but drinking it would not be the wisest decision. Find out why.
Avoiding Booze and Smokes
If you do get pregnant, it's vital that you avoid alcohol, cigarettes, and other illicit drugs. These substances can cause problems ranging from low birth weight to severe mental retardation.
The End Result of Alcoholism
Many people are able to responsibly use alcohol. However, repeated alcohol abuse or a diagnosis of alcoholism can both lead to severe consequences. Here, we'll look at what addiction can mean to your body--from cirrhosis to cancer.
Teen Addiction: Prevent Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Teen drinking, smoking and drug abuse are all real worries for parents today. Knowing the signs of addiction can make it possible for parents to get their children into addiction treatment, like drug rehab. Here are tips for parents.
Drinking and Driving
Someone is killed by a drunk driver every 45 minutes. Does this make you MADD? Learn more about drunk driving, from what blood alcohol level really means to how drinking and driving can irreparably change your life.
What is Alcohol Poisoning?
Alcohol poisoning is a truly scary side effect of drinking too much, yet alcohol abuse doesn't always lead to this potentially deadly problem. To sort the safe from the scary drunk, check out this video.
Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol Abuse and Addiction
Over 76 million people worldwide are currently affected by drinking disorders, from alcoholism to binge drinking. If you're worried that you or someone you know is an alcoholic, this video is a good place to start.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Effects
A mother who decides to drink through her pregnancy puts her fetus in danger. Watch this video to learn about the tragic effects of fetal alcohol syndrome.
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